The U.S. Army has relied on the bravery and dedication of service animals throughout its history. These animals have played crucial roles in various capacities, displaying unwavering loyalty, and providing valuable assistance to soldiers in the field. The Registry of Animals in Service to the Army is committed to honoring and preserving the memory of these extraordinary animals who have served our nation.
Roles of Service Animals in the Army
- Search and rescue operations: Many service animals, especially dogs, have been trained to locate and save missing or injured soldiers in challenging environments such as forests, mountains, or disaster-stricken areas.
- Medical support: Animals such as dogs and horses have been used to transport wounded soldiers from the battlefield to medical facilities, ensuring timely and potentially life-saving treatment.
- Emotional support: In addition to their practical roles, service animals have also provided emotional support and companionship to soldiers, helping to boost morale and alleviate the stress of combat situations.
The Registry of Animals in Service to the Army is dedicated to recognizing the contributions of these animals and ensuring their place in our nation's history. By creating a record for a service animal, you are helping to honor their memory and acknowledge the vital role they have played in the service of our country.
To create a new record for a service animal, please log in below using your registered email address and password. Once logged in, you can provide information about the animal's name, species, service history, and any notable accomplishments or honors they may have received.
If you prefer to submit your information by mail, you can download the Service Animal Registry form from our website. Complete the form with the required details and mail it to the provided address. Our team will review your submission and update the Registry accordingly.
In addition to creating records for individual animals, you can also browse the Registry to learn more about the incredible service animals that have served in the U.S. Army. Discover their inspiring stories, read about their heroic actions, and share your own memories and experiences with these remarkable creatures.
The Registry of Animals in Service to the Army is proud to preserve the legacy of these brave and devoted animals. Join us in celebrating their service and remembering the sacrifices they have made in the name of our country.